The fire has made several runs due to strong winds and fire fighters have been experiencing extreme fire behavior. The Pocatello Weather Service issued a warning for shifting and gusty winds. The Blaine County Sheriff has issued temporary road closures at the junction of Highway 20/26 in Carey and Highway 26/93 in Richfield. For more information on the road closure please contact the Blaine County Sheriff Office at 208-788-5555, (http://www.blainesheriff.com) or Idaho Transportation Department website (http://511.idaho.gov/).
There are no structures threatened at this time, and the cause of the fire is undetermined.